Progress in Endoscopic Ultrasonography: Training in Therapeutic or Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasonography.

@article{Saumoy2017ProgressIE,
  title={Progress in Endoscopic Ultrasonography: Training in Therapeutic or Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasonography.},
  author={Monica Saumoy and Michel Kahaleh},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={749-758}
}
Therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound is a rapidly expanding field, requiring training beyond the 3-year gastroenterology fellowship and at least an additional year in a structured advanced endoscopy fellowship program with mentorship from an expert at a sufficiently high-volume center. Simulation models can provide initial instruction on technique and increase familiarity with the rapidly changing devices. Trainees must also be given a graduated level of independence to perform each step and… CONTINUE READING